Fans to Vote for their Favourite Program at www.favetvshow.ca
starting September 15
Countdown to Top TV Show to be Revealed During Gala Broadcast on Global
TORONTO, Aug. 31 /CNW/ - In celebration of the 25th
anniversary of the Gemini Awards, Canadians can take a nostalgic look
back at the greatest homegrown programs from the last 25 years and vote
for their favourite online.
Beginning Wednesday September 15, TV lovers can make their
selection from a list of programs housed on a new, interactive website: www.favetvshow.ca.
Compiled by a group of seasoned television critics, these shows were
shortlisted from all series broadcast during 1985 - 2010 inclusive.
From timeless family classic Anne of Green Gables to quirky
comedy Trailer Park Boys, the final list encompasses drama,
comedy, reality and lifestyle genres. The complete list of the top 25
shows will be found at www.favetvshow.ca.
Celebrating 25 years of Canadian television, www.favetvshow.ca
features clips, photos and series information on the selected programs.
Viewers can either vote online, tweet their favourite show on Twitter,
or comment via Facebook - every vote counts.
Canadians can have their say until Friday October 29 when the
votes will be tallied for the gala broadcast. Special guests will
present the countdown of Canada's favourite TV shows throughout the
awards ceremony on Saturday November 13, broadcast on Global and
Additional broadcast details and presenters will be announced in the
Launched by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television in 1986, the
Gemini Awards honour outstanding achievements in the Canadian
English-language television industry. The Gemini Awards bring together
Canada's most gifted craftspeople, producers, and decision-makers over
several evenings of special events.
About the ACCT:
Established in 1979, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is a
national, non-profit, professional association dedicated to the
promotion, recognition, and celebration of exceptional achievements in
Canadian film and television. Unifying professionals across Canada, the
ACCT is a vital and integral force, representing all areas of the film
and television industries.
SOURCE 2010 GEMINI AWARDS
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